Trade subject to notification own shares

Orkla ASA has on 15 February 2008 bought 1 750 000 Orkla shares through broker-houses at an average price of NOK 65.5965 per share. Brokers have executed the transaction.
 
Orkla's total holding of own shares after this transaction is 13 767 390.
 
 
Orkla ASA,
Oslo, 18 February 2008
 
IR contact:
Siv Merethe S. Brekke, Tel.: +472254 4455